Is it illegal for parents to emotionally abuse their kids?

Answer Verbal abuse is a type of abuse (leaves no scars with the acception of scarring the mental state of the person receiving the verbal abuse) so no, there is no law against verbal abuse.Yes, it is ill... Read More »

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Can an older sibling get coustody of her younger sibling if her parents physically and emotionally abuse her then kicked her out at the age of 17 and is threathening to kick her little sister out?

Technically no! Unless the 17 year old is now 18 and has a job, and a place to live along with many other things. I think the best thing to go it go talk to a teacher, ask for help and tell them th... Read More »

If you want to get emancipated but both parents will dissagree is having a dad who is an alcoholic has anger problems and depression and being emotionally abused by both parents a good enough reason?

Talk to Family Services or Social Services, whichever it is called in your state. They can determine your situation. Unless you reach the age of majority, you would not be emancipated, but come und... Read More »

Why do people emotionally abuse their children?

probably because they don't feel good about themselves so they take it out on their kids and ruin their kids lives like their's were for whatever reason.

If a 16 year old girl who has been physically emotionally mentally and sexually abused runsaway can she stay at a stable household away from her parents even if her parents file a runaway charge?

Answerthe only way to secure your safety with this new family is to go to a sexual assualt counseler or human resources. Not to discourage you but this is a grueling process. Something I've experie... Read More »